The Hastings Outback and Recreational Trail was establised in 2001. It follows the old railroad line from Station Street in Hastings to Pine Street in Elder Township. The trail is a public recreation facility provided by the combinded efforts of the Hastings Park and Recreation Commission, Hastings Borough, Elder Township, Hastings VFW and John Hannah Hindmarsh Foundation. Funding was provded by:
- Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund
- Pa Dept of Conservation & Natural Resources
- Bureau of Recreation and Conservation
The Outback Nature and Recreation Trail is a non mortorized recreational trail.